Furniture Renovation

Simple, everyday ways to restore furniture to use in our homes.

2 Minute Project: Bookcase Makeover

I generally think of myself as a clean and tidy person…I am…really…until I notice that I have blinders on regarding certain areas in my house. Well sometimes the blinders come off and then…YIKES!! This is one of...

Two Minute Project: Table Re-Do

One of the many things I love about my house is the patio above my garage. For the past 2 years I have been trying to do something with it. In fact, the first piece of furniture I bought for my house was a lounging chair for the patio...

Fixing the Other Chair

If you’ll recall, I actually had two extremely broken chairs which I inherited from Robear when she moved. She had planned on fixing them one day but finally gave up and sent them my way.  A few weeks ago I fixed the first one. ...

Reupholstered Chair and the Central Pneumatic Stapler

Quick Note: Be sure to enter our Nathan Pinnock Oil Painted Santa Claus giveaway starting today and going on through December 15th. This post is two fold.  First I want to show off my new chair, and then I want to tell you about the...

Wood Table Refinishing for Front Porch Makeover

On a recent trip with Brooke to Deseret Industries (DI), the local thrift for goodwill store, I came across this little beauty. Brooke and I have caught the bug to decorate our front porches, but we’ll tell you about that...

Roadside Mirror Frame Painting Transformation

Sometimes when people put stuff by the side of the road it means it’s for sale. Other times it means, “Don’t touch. I’m just bringing my car around to pick it up.” And every so often it means “free junk...

Refinish Old Dresser Project

My in-laws were so kind and loaned my husband and I a dresser when our baby was born. We were in need of furniture for cheap. The only problem about this wonderful dresser was that it was dark blue with red knobs and we were having a...